(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY NELSON MORAIS
Dr. Joseph E. Johnson, president emeritus of the University of Tennessee, talked about football
and other school-related topics when he addressed a luncheon meeting of the Newport Kiwanis
Club on Tuesday, Oct. 29.
|Published: 8:37 AM, 10/31/2013
||Last updated: 8:38 AM, 10/31/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
Joseph E. Johnson, president emeritus of the University of Tennessee, may have
shocked a few listeners at a luncheon meeting of the Newport Kiwanis Club on
Tuesday, Oct. 29 when he stated, "Everybody doesn't have to go to college.
explained his statement by saying there are good-paying jobs for people who
don't attend college. He gave as an example, some industries where skilled
mechanics can make $75,00-$125,000 a year. He also said "You could be a
professional with the Boys and Girls Club," an organization he said he
Dr. Johnson held
several positions with the University of Tennessee before becoming president in
1991, he said. He has been president emeritus since 2004.
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